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Page 115 - and honey bees; For my sport the squirrel played, Plied the snouted mole his spade; For my taste the blackberry cone Purpled over hedge and stone; Laughed the brook for my delight Through the day and through the night." This free communion with Nature
Page 360 - the two young Cratchits set chairs for everybody, not forgetting themselves, and, mounting guard upon their posts, crammed spoons into their mouths, lest they should shriek for goose before their turn came to be helped. At last the dishes were set on, and grace was said.
Page 360 - to take the pudding up and bring it in. “Hallo! A great deal of steam! The pudding was out of the copper. A smell like a washing day! That was the cloth. A smell like an eating.house and a pastry
Page 360 - in particular were steeped in sage and onions to the eyebrows? But now, the plates being changed by Miss Belinda, Mrs. Cratchit left the room to take the pudding up and bring it in.
Page 116 - Then Nature, the old nurse, Took the child upon her knee, Saying. ‘Here Is a story book Thy Father has written for thee.'
Page 360 - Bob compounded some hot mixture in a jug with gin and lemons, and stirred it round and round and put it on the stove to simmer. Master Peter and the
Page 35 - both such fine and imprisonment. The court may impose conditions upon any person found guilty under this act, and so long as such person shall comply therewith to the satisfaction of the court the sentence imposed may be suspended.
Page 360 - themes of universal admiration. Eked out by apple-sauce and mashed potatoes, it was a sufficient dinner for the whole family. Every one had enough, and the youngest
Page 360 - There never was such a goose. Bob said he didn't believe there ever was such a goose cooked. Its tenderness and flavor, size and cheapness, were